UNT on the Square exhibition features photographs of family living in unique East Texas community

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-06-13 09:35

<p>The exhibition <em>The Upshaws of County Line </em>follows one family from everyday events, such as a game of dominos, to important milestones such as births and funerals. But what makes the Upshaws unique is where they lived — County Line, a freedom colony in East Texas formed in the 1870s by newly freed slaves on land that they owned.</p>